Links and friends

The group Biokreis includes a network of 1000 farmers, 120 proces­sors and 200 consu­mers whose consistently creative work defines ecolo­gical agriculture.

Christ­liche Initia­tive Romero (CIR) supports labor and human rights in Central America.

Trans­Fair e.V. awards the Fairtrade seal for fairly traded products and helps disad­van­taged producer families in Africa, Asia and Latin America improve their quality of life and work standards on a self-deter­mined basis.

Fair Wear Founda­tion works with brands, facto­ries, trade unions, NGOs and sometimes governments to verify and improve workplace condi­tions where our clothing is made.

Feministic perspec­tives on politics, economy and society

The GOTS working committee consists of inter­na­tional experts who add their exper­tise in ecolo­gical agricul­ture and environ­ment­ally and socially accoun­table textile manufac­tu­ring to the issue of product assessment.

GET CHANGED has grown out of NETZWERK FAIRE MODE. The network includes experts from the fields of fashion, sustai­na­bi­lity , textile industry and communication.

GREENPEACE has launched several global campaigns and published a Guide­book to Textile quality seals in 2016.

The Clean Clothes Campaign supports improved working condi­tions and self-deter­mi­na­tion of workers in the clothing and sport industry.

HELVATES fights for improved condi­tions of life in third world countries.  It operates a number of agricul­tural projects and offers critical news regar­ding genetic enginee­ring in agriculture.

News about geneti­cally modified organism (GMO) and the industry

INKOTA Netzwerk e.V. sensi­tizes the public on issues of foreign aid based infor­ma­tion and public affairs, focus­sing on problems in third world nations.

PAN Germany offers infor­ma­tion about the negative impact of pesti­cide use and supports environ­ment­ally friendly and socially fair alternatives.

Slow Fashion develops innova­tive concepts for various branches of sustain­able econo­mies and lifestyles.”

SÜDWIND resear­ches and supports fair trade by exposing unfair struc­tures and showing alter­na­tives for action.

The Textil­bündnis acts as a multi-stake­holder initia­tive working towards impro­ve­ments on social, ecolo­gical and business levels along the textile produc­tion chain.


Textile Exchange offers educa­tion and infor­ma­tion transfer on: how can fibres, fabric, weave and the imple­men­ta­tion of standards along the supply chain be improved.



A research insti­tu­tion, UBA analyses its own environ­mental data and uses these to imple­ment environ­mental law as well as infor­ming citizens.

The VERBRAUCHER INITIATIVE e. V. involves itself in ecolo­gical, health and social compe­tence for consumers.

The Wissen­schafts­laden Bonn provides in-depth infor­ma­tion for citizens on complex issues, for example use of surface area, the energy turnaround, sustain­able career oppor­tu­nities and social fairness.

World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) is a globally active environ­mental protec­tion agency with projects to maintain biolo­gical diversity.